What kind of glass is best for my project? This is a question we get asked a lot, as there is often a lot of confusion and misconception around the different types of glass. As always, it really is defined on a project by project basis, but there are a few basics that we would always follow when recommending glass.
All the glass that we supply is toughened safety glass. This means that if a panel
Height Requirements for Glass Balustrades
The necessary height requirements for glass balustrades are determined by the building’s use and is detailed in Building Regulations Part K (Diagram 3.1). These are given in the height of the balustrade above Finished Floor Level (FFL).
In a private residential building a balustrade is needed:
At opening windows (expect roof windows in loft extensions, See Building Regulations Part B1)
Internal Balustrades (stairs, landings, ramps, edges of internal floors etc.)
External Balustrades (balconies, edges of roofs,